Class V restoration using direct composite resin


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Male patient, 32. COMPLAINT Upper anterior teeth with cavities. INITIAL APPEARANCE Large cavities on teeth 11 and 21   CLINICAL/X-RAY EXAM Teeth 11 and 21 presented pulp vitality and large cavity lesions on the cervical (tooth 21) and cervical/medium (tooth 11) thirds, compromising aesthetics and function. TREATMENT Two direct class V restorations in composite resin
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Direct restoration on a posterior tooth


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Female patient, 20. COMPLAINT Tooth 46 with unsatisfactory restoration. INITIAL APPEARANCE Occlusal-proximal restoration with signs of maladjustment.   CLINICAL/X-RAY EXAM Tooth 46 had extensive composite resin restoration, with signs of infiltration, loss of shape and texture.   TREATMENT The restoration was changed, replacing it with new direct resin material.

Whitening of endodontically treated tooth


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   Clinical case carried out in Peru.   Female patient, 45. COMPLAINT Darkened central incisor. INITIAL APPEARANCE Tooth 11 darkened and without alterations of adjacent tissues.   CLINICAL/X-RAY EXAM Non-vital tooth, with clinical and radiographic aspect apparently normal. The dyschromia was evident, causing an important aesthetic issue.   TREATMENT Internal whitening was carried out for
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